Michelle Marcus interviewed on podcast
May. 2, 2023—The podcast “Trade Talks” recently interviewed Michelle Marcus about her paper, “Uncharted Waters: Effects of Maritime Emissions.” The paper is joint work with Jamie Hansen-Lewis.
Ph.D. candidate Tucker Smith’s paper published
Apr. 4, 2023—A paper co-authored by Ph.D. candidate Tucker Smith and alumnus Cameron Friday (Ph.D. ’22) was recently published. “Turning around Schools (and Neighborhoods?): School Improvement Grants and Gentrification” is forthcoming in the June 2023 issues of the journal Economics of Education Review. Congratulations!
Special issue of journal published in honor of John Weymark
Jan. 24, 2023—The journal, Social Choice and Welfare, has published a special issue (January 2023) in honor of John Weymark. Weymark is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Chair in Social and Natural Sciences and Professor of Economics, Emeritus. The special issue contains 15 articles and an introductory essay by its editors, Craig Brett, Claude d’Asprement, and Maurice Salles.
Tong Li publishes paper with former student Brantly Callaway
Jan. 24, 2023—A paper by Tong Li and Brantly Callaway (PhD ’16), entitled “Evaluating Policies Early in a Pandemic: Bounding Policy Effects with Nonrandomly Missing Data,” is forthcoming in the Review of Economics and Statistics. In this paper, the authors develop new methods of dealing with nonrandomly missing data for policy evaluation and apply the methods to...
Rupi Saggi is the 2022 recipient of the Gilliam Award
Dec. 8, 2022—Rupi Saggi, Principal Senior Lecturer in Economics, is the 2022 recipient of the Harriet S. Gilliam Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. The Gilliam Award was established in 1995 in memory of Harriet S. Gilliam, B.A., 1966. The award recognizes a lecturer or senior lecturer who has achieved excellence in...
Pedro Sant’Anna wins prestigious Aigner Prize with former PhD student Brantly Callaway
Nov. 5, 2022—Pedro Sant’Anna has been awarded the Dennis Aigner Prize for 2022 for the best paper published by the Journal of Econometrics. The paper, co-authored by Sant’Anna and Brantly Callaway (PhD ’16), is entitled “Difference-in-Differences with multiple time periods” and was published in the Journal in 2021.
Brooke Talley wins Staff Excellence Award for College of Arts and Science
Oct. 27, 2022—Our own Brooke Talley, Program Coordinator for the Economics Ph.D. and M.A. (GPED) programs, has been awarded the 2022 Staff Excellence Award for the College of Arts and Science. While there are also awards for the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences, the award for the entire College is even more prestigious, and includes a generous...
Project on the Global Impact of the GPED funded by Chancellor’s office
Oct. 24, 2022—A project proposed by Kamal Saggi, Kevin Huang, and Brooke Talley (all of Economics), in addition to Edward Fischer (of Anthropology) has been funded by a Chancellor’s Sesquicentennial Grant. Only 15 grants were funded, with the purpose of engaging “with the university’s history, look[ing] ahead to its future and reflect[ing] what makes Vanderbilt a distinctive...
Martha Bailey, Ph.D. ’05, wins Caroline Shaw Bell Award
Oct. 22, 2022—Martha Bailey, Economics Ph.D. ’05, was recently announced as the 2022 winner of the prestigious Caroline Shaw Bell Award by the American Economic Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP). This award recognizes “an individual who has furthered the status of women in the economics profession, through example, achievements, increasing...
Kitt Carpenter elected to the National Academy of Medicine
Oct. 18, 2022—Christopher (Kitt) Carpenter has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Recognized recently by Vanderbilt media, this is a singular honor. Kitt was elected by his peers “for his outstanding research on public policies intended to curb risky behaviors and his seminal work evaluating the clinical and economic effects of LGBTQ-related public policies, including...